Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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McMillin Bridge

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Washington Hall

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

St. Nicholas Church

Bruggemann Ranch

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Skykomish Hotel

Waldo General Hospital

Lone Star Cement Building

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Bush House

Day Block

Fowler House

Camp Waskowitz

Old Ritzville Highschool

Moran School Administration Building

Jensen-Byrd Building

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Hastings Buildings

Steilacoom Train Depot

Mukai Farm and Garden

Dvorak Barn

Providence Heights College

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Thayer Barn

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Robert Morris Earthwork

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

McReavy House

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Kapus Farmstead

Parlor Car #1799

Bettinger House

Old Woodinville School

Longfellow School

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Old City Hall

Libbey House

Old Ellensburg Hospital

B Reactor, Hanford Site

BNSF Depot

Scottish Rite

Sand Point Naval Station

Carmack House

Electric Building

McNeil Island

Battelle/Talaris Campus

LaFramboise Farmstead

Camp Kilworth

Scout House

First United Methodist Church

Downtown Sprague

Fort Steilacoom

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

William O. McKay Ford

National Guard of Washington Armory

Howard S. Wright House

Lincoln School

Curran House

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Ellensburg Depot

Arlington High School

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Hyer Farm

First United Methodist Church

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

South Harbor Park Stack

East Seattle School

Port Angeles Fire Station

Old Granary Building

Beverly Railroad Bridge

First Hill Apartments

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Haller House

Northern State Hospital

P-I Globe

Washington’s Historic Barns

Harborview Hall

St. Ignatius Hospital

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Valley Schoolhouse

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Morgan Middle School

Digester Building

Snohomish County Courthouse

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Packard House

Trafton Elementary

Downtown Mount Vernon

BF Tabbott House

Colville Indian Agency

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Stephenson House

Collins Building

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Donovan District

Surrey Downs

Coke Oven Park

Puget Power Building

Masonic Home of Washington

Shelton Gymnasium

Point Hudson

Green Mountain Lookout

Old Tumwater Brewery

Vashon Elementary Gym

Elks Building

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Murray Morgan Bridge

Nuclear Reactor Building

National Historic District

Kelley Farm

Oysterville Historic District

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Reard Freed Farmstead

Schooner Wawona

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Dorsey Bulding

Post Hospital